David Felder Director - Law Debenture

David represents Law Debenture on the trustee boards of a number of DB and DC schemes of varying sizes and complexity. He chairs several of these and several of their investment and audit committees.Areas of particular expertise:  

Investment strategies – introduction of new LDI programmes; de-risking strategies centered around flight paths; diversification of return seeking assets to include hedge funds and specialist credit funds (leveraged loans, asset backed securities and high yield bonds); restructuring of equity exposure from securities to futures and total return swaps;  use of equity and swap option strategies to change exposures
DC investment – restructuring of DC funds default strategies to include a wider range of assets in the growth phase at the pre-retirement phase, to reflect greater flexibility on how benefits are crystallised
Scheme restructuring – scheme mergers, buy ins and buy outs
Employer covenant – negotiating new support arrangements from scheme sponsors in response to significant changes in corporate structures, including contingent assets and parent company guarantees





SPS Spotlight Series: LDI Strategies & Risk Management Developments for Pension Funds

June 8, 2017                                     Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

SPS Spotlight Series: DC Pension Developments & Current Issues

June 15, 2017                                   Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

SPS Spotlight Series: Investment Issues for Maturing Pension Funds

July 13, 2017                                   Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative Credit and Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 31, 2017                               Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Emerging, Frontier & Alternative Markets Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 14, 2017                         Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Investors

September 21, 2017                         Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Annual Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2017                                 7A Odenplan, Stockholm

Property, Real Assets & Infrastructure Investing for Yield for Pension Funds

October 12, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Round up & Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 9, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 16, 2017                           The Met Hotel, Leeds

SPS Spotlight Series: LGPSs in Flux - Investment Issues & Solutions

November 23, 2017                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London